Industry News

2/24/2012

2/24/2012

"To advertise or not to advertise," that is the question — at least in the minds of many school districts feeling the pinch of Pennsylvania's cuts to education spending.

2/24/2012

More than 170 high schools across Idaho have signed up to participate in the first one-third of schools receiving laptops in the state’s "one-to-one" initiative in 2013.

2/24/2012

School officials have informed all 115 North Carolina school districts to perform inspections on school buses after a Charlotte-Mecklenburg bus caught fire. 

2/24/2012

The William Penn Foundation is donating $1.5 million to help restructure the Philadelphia School District, and officials said Wednesday they thought the move could bring more funds from the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors.

2/24/2012

A bill to allow Utah schools to drop sex education classes — and prohibit instruction in the use of contraception in those that keep the courses — moved significantly closer to becoming law Wednesday. The House passed HB363 by a 45-28 vote after a late-afternoon debate that centered largely on lawmakers’ differing definitions of morality.

2/24/2012

David Wright, a high school technology teacher in Middletown, Delaware, has never taught reading or math. Even so, the state planned to judge his job performance partly on student test scores in those subjects.

2/24/2012


Our featured speaker, Professor Thomas Goldman, a noted author, lecturer, technologist and consultant, will discuss strategies for reducing paper, improving sustainability, streamlining collaboration and improving operational efficiencies.

2/24/2012


A look at the nation’s premier environmental sustainability competition for students in grades K-12.

2/24/2012

Numonics Corporation announced CleverTouch, its newest optical interactive touchscreen overlay designed for easy installation over commercial flat panel displays creating an interactive environment with a connected computer.

2/24/2012

School districts, local governments, and non-profit agencies in New Jersey can now use cooperative purchasing contracts awarded by national programs such as the PEPPM Technology Bidding and Purchasing Program and the Keystone Purchasing Network.

2/24/2012

Empowering Writers announced the upcoming release of its newest resources, The Essential Guides to Writing for grades 2, 3, 4, and 5.

2/24/2012

Time To Know's updated platform, DTP 6.1, now supports Windows Internet Explorer 9, Apple Safari 5.1, Apple Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7 operating systems, and all related models.

2/24/2012

Virginia education officials on Thursday morning finalized the state's waiver request for flexibility from some requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

2/24/2012

A timeline is in place to consider plans to improve 77 Oklahoma schools that the State Department of Education has identified as underperforming in student achievement and graduation rates.

2/24/2012

Students at Catholic high schools in Brockton and Braintree, and others in grades 7 through 12 in Kingston, will start the next school year with iPads instead of papers and books in their backpacks, part of a growing number of schools looking to trade traditional learning tools for the latest technology.

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